Research Scientist

We are looking for a Scientist in Translational Biology to carry out cellular immunology experiments and immunoassays for a Cambridge based company. You will be part of a team covering all aspects of Translational Biology. You will need to have good theoretical understanding and practical experience in cellular immunology

Responsibilities

* Developing cellular immunology assays to investigate target engagement and mechanism of action of compounds
* Development of flow cytometric and immunoassays for use in characterisation of patient samples
* Technology transfer of assays to external organisations for use in toxicology or clinical sample analysis


Requirements

* BSc or Masters in a Biological science discipline (or equivalent experience)
* Minimum 3 years practical experience required
* Cellular immunology: Theoretical and practical knowledge
* Cell culture including cell lines and primary cells
* Preparation of cell subsets from blood and their use in primary assays (e.g. proliferation, cytotoxicity assays, cytokine assays etc)
* Experience with flow cytometry for immunophenotyping and functional analysis
* Experience with developing and running Immunoassays
* Experience with confocal microscopy would be an advantage
* Biologics drug discovery experience preferred
* Excellent laboratory skills and ability to manage their own workload effectively
* Flexible and pro-active with a willingness to tackle both new and routine tasks
* Good record keeping and maintenance of lab notebooks

[ Cambridge, Salary £neg. | vacancy reference : 32181 ]

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